Pendleton Community Library has a wide variety of online resources for students, available for use both in the library and from your computer, phone or tablet.

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Biographies

Biography Reference Bank
This biographical database offers in-depth, original profiles from authoritative biographical resources such as Current Biography. It provides biographical full-text articles, page images, and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.

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Biography Reference Center
This exploratory database offers a collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies as well as coverage of several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres.

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MAS Ultra High School Edition
Designed specifically for high school, this resource contains full text for 500 popular magazines. Full text is also available for biographies and primary source documents. Full-test reference books and an image collection including photos, maps and flags are also included.

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Colleges & Careers

Tutor.com
Tutor.com, part of the Princeton Review, is a learning tool that combines online tutoring, homework help, and test preparation with self-study resources. Students can interact with live, vetted tutors who help with math science, social studies, foreign language, writing, and more. There are additional resources for students who are college-bound. Tutor.com has live tutors available every day from noon to midnight.

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LearningExpress Library
LearningExpress Library is organized into targeted learning centers and supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen, and much more.

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Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a set of free online courses, lessons and practice exercises that help educate students through short video lessons.

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General Studies

Explora High School
A resource designed for students in grades 9 through 12 with a focus on the arts, literature, biography, business and careers, current events, geography and culture, health, history, math, science and more.

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MAS Ultra HS
Designed specifically for high school, this resource contains full text for 500 popular magazines. Full text is also available for biographies and primary source documents. Full-test reference books and an image collection including photos, maps and flags are also included.

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MasterFILE
This resource covers all disciplines and contains full text for nearly 2,000 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection are also included.

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Points of View Reference Center
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.

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TopicSearch
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. Contains full text from diverse sources including international newspapers and periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

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Tutor.com
Tutor.com, part of the Princeton Review, is a learning tool that combines online tutoring, homework help, and test preparation with self-study resources. Students can interact with live, vetted tutors who help with math science, social studies, foreign language, writing, and more. There are additional resources for students who are college-bound. Tutor.com has live tutors available every day from noon to midnight.

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Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a set of free online courses, lessons and practice exercises that help educate students through short video lessons.

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Newspaper Source Plus
Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London) and the Toronto Star. Also contains selective full text for more than 300 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television and radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

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Geography, Languages, & Cultures

Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Level One uses an interactive interface to present an immersion method of study for learning foreign languages.

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CultureGrams State
CultureGrams State features colorful, easy-to-read state reports that help students understand the diversity and history of each U.S. state and the District of Columbia. Each report includes maps, flags, state symbols, plus sections on history, economy, geography, population, and more.

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CultureGrams World
contains reports on more than 200 countries and cultures, focusing on twenty-five categories including history, personal appearance, gestures, family, economy, and more.

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Health & Science

Explora for High School
Explora offers a research experience designed for students in grades 9 through 12 with a focus on the arts, literature, biography, business and careers, current events, geography and culture, health, history, math, science and more.

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Consumer Health Complete
This is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, designed to support the information needs of patients and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to holistic and integrated medicine.

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MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library, it provides information about diseases, conditions and wellness issues in language everyone can understand.

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Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

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News & History

Indiana Memory
Indiana Memory is a collaborative effort to provide access to the wealth of primary sources in Indiana libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions. It is a gateway to Indiana's history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, maps and other media. As a portal to the collections, Indiana Memory assists individuals to locate materials relevant to their interests and to better appreciate the connections between those materials.

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Hoosier State Chronicles
Hoosier State Chronicles provides access to nearly 140,000 issues of local Indiana papers, dating all the way back to the 1800s.

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History Reference Center
Designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research, this database features full text for thousands of primary source documents and informational texts.

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Newspaper Source
Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London) and the Toronto Star. Also contains selective full text for more than 300 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television and radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

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TopicSearch
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. Contains full text from diverse sources including international newspapers and periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

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Literature & eBooks

OverDrive / Libby
This is a robust collection of downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines. Titles are available for use on your tablet or mobile device through OverDrive or by downloading the Libby app.

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ReadIt!
This resource is designed for middle and high school students and anyone who has a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but needs adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. The customized articles and practice quizzes support English Language Learners and promote reading comprehension across a variety of school subjects and life skill areas.

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MagillOnLiterature Plus
MagillOnLiterature Plus is a source for editorially reviewed critical analyses, character studies, author biographies and plot summaries of the most studied literary works.

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Tutoring & Test Prep

Tutor.com
Tutor.com, part of the Princeton Review, is a learning tool that combines online tutoring, homework help, and test preparation with self-study resources. Students can interact with live, vetted tutors who help with math science, social studies, foreign language, writing, and more. There are additional resources for students who are college-bound. Tutor.com has live tutors available every day from noon to midnight.

Visit Tutor.com

 

Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a set of free online courses, lessons and practice exercises that help educate students through short video lessons.

Visit Khan

 

LearningExpress Library
LearningExpress Library is organized into targeted learning centers and supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen, and much more.

Visit LearningExpress Library


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